Maidan cases: investigation of two former judges ends
May 26.2020 20:47
The State Bureau of Investigation has completed an investigation into two former judges who restricted the freedom of 17 people during the Dignity Revolution.
This was reported by the GDB press service.
“Investigators from the Office of Investigation into Crimes Related to Mass Demonstrations in 2013-2014, the Office of State Security, as well as Prosecutors from the Department of Procedural Management of Criminal Trials Related to Mass Protests in 2013 -2014, from the Attorney General’s Office, completed a preliminary investigation. concerning two former judges of the Sosnovsky district court in the city of Cherkasy, who are now current lawyers, “the statement said.
The investigation established that on January 25 and 26, 2014, they committed illegal acts against 17 people. According to the GDB, citizens have been illegally restricted to their personal freedom, mainly through detention.
“Decisions were taken without sufficient and appropriate evidence of the riots to prevent the organization and holding of new peaceful meetings, rallies, street campaigns and demonstrations in the city of Cherkasy and other regions” , indicates the report.
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As indicated, two former judges are suspected of having made knowingly illegal decisions in their personal interest (part 2 of article 375 of the Criminal Code); deliberately unlawful arrests with serious consequences in the personal interest, by prior conspiracy of a group of people (part 2 of article 28, part 3 of article 371 of the Criminal Code); unlawful interference with the organization and holding of meetings, rallies, processions and street demonstrations, committed by an official as part of a preliminary conspiracy by a group of people (part 2 of article 28, article 340 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code).
As reported, during Euromaidan, 2.5 thousand people were injured, 104 of whom died.
According to the Interior Ministry, from February 18 to March 2, 2014, 17 police officers were killed while on duty in central Kiev.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru